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  The Worlds of Nam June Paik
The Worlds of Nam June Paik transforms the Guggenheim Museum into a celebration of the moving image and an appreciation of Paik's impact on the art of the late-twentieth century.
At the center of The Worlds of Nam June Paik is Modulation in Sync (2000), which includes two laser installations created with Norman Ballard for the museum rotunda that transform Frank Lloyd Wrightís architecture into a dynamic audiovisual space.
The Worlds of Nam June Paik reflects the scope of Paik's remarkable career—from his transformation of broadcast television and video to his reconfiguration of laser into a new form of sculptural and installation art.
www.guggenheim.org /exhibitions/past_exhibitions/paik/paik_top.html   (1220 words)

June was marked in the nineteenth century as a month devoted the worship of Jesus Christ in Roman Catholic countries.
June in the Northern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent to December in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa.
June's birthstone is the pearl, Alexandrite, or moonstone.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/j/ju/june.html   (603 words)

 June @ TheMajors.com (The Majors)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Bloomsday is celebrated on June 16 in Ireland and worldwide among fans of James Joyce's Ulysses.
In the nineteenth century, June was devoted to the worship of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ in Roman Catholic countries.
The first Superman comic was published in June of 1938.
www.themajors.com /encyclopedia/June   (635 words)

 MTV News | Country Star June Carter Cash, Wife Of Johnny Cash, Dies At 73
A singer, songwriter, author and sometime actress, June Carter Cash married Johnny in 1968 and shared two Grammy awards with him for their duets on "If I Were a Carpenter" and "Jackson." She passed away at Nashville, Tennessee's Baptist Hospital with her husband and family members at her side, the Associated Press reported.
June Carter Cash came from a famous musical family whose Carter Family Records, the Carter Family group and Mother Maybelle & the Carter Sisters were instrumental in the proliferation of country music.
Johnny and June's love for one another was well documented, perhaps most notably in the lyrics to 1963's "Ring of Fire," a song June co-wrote with Merle Kilgore that became a hit for Johnny.
www.mtv.com /news/articles/1471909/05152003/cash_june_carter.jhtml   (279 words)

 June 2003
On June 13 Vinod Chandra Pande is sworn in as governor of Arunachal Pradesh.
On June 17 Orlando Smith is sworn in as chief minister.
On June 24 the parliament elects Defense Minister Matti Vanhanen as new prime minister.
www.rulers.org /2003-06.html   (1185 words)

 April May June - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
The largest group, or brood, of periodical cicadas is set to invade the eastern United States from May to June this year.
In Miami during a clear June night the temperature may fall to only 68 F. from a high of 86 F. However, at El Paso, Texas the temperature could fall as low as 50 F by morning.
In Australia, some states have Queen Victoria's birthday about May or June, and the other states have her birthday much later in the year.
www.funtrivia.com /en/History/April-May-June-6015.html   (535 words)

 Nam June Paik Studios
Nam June Paik passed away at his Miami home at 7:00pm EST on Sunday, January 29th, 2006.
Presented in collaboration with the Nam June Paik Studio, Electronic Arts Intermix, and John Hanhardt, Senior Curator of the Film and Media Arts department at the Guggenheim Museum.
Nam June Paik's "Om-Mah" ("Mother") is a poetic and evocative expression of hope and renewal for Korea, his homeland.
www.paikstudios.com   (667 words)

 Camp David and After: An Exchange (1. An Interview with Ehud Barak) - The New York Review of Books
The Netanyahu-Lauder initiative, which posited an Israeli withdrawal from the Golan Heights to a line a few kilometers east of the Jordan River and the Sea of Galilee, came to naught because two of Netanyahu's senior ministers, Sharon and Defense Minister Yitzhak Mordechai, objected to the proposed concessions.
Assad, by then feeble and close to death, rejected the terms, conveying his rejection to President Clinton at the famous meeting in Geneva on March 26, 2000.
Many of us—me included— thought that he was suffering from [mental] weakness or perhaps a subconscious jealousy of his successor [Levi Eshkol, who had presided over the unprecedented victory and conquests].
www.nybooks.com /articles/15501   (4434 words)

 ICANN | Meetings in Bucharest | 24-28 June 2002
preliminary report of the Board's 28 June 2002 meeting is now available.
real-time captioning for the Board meeting held on 28 June 2002 is now available.
The meetings are free to attend, and open to any interested person.
www.icann.org /bucharest   (777 words)

 Titan Arum: June 2005 Blooming
When this same plant bloomed on June 7, 2001, it started to open just before1 p.m.
Starting on Monday, June 6, the greenhouse hours will be 9 a.m.
Visitors are welcome to take photos of the Titan arum or to videotape it for their own personal use.
www.news.wisc.edu /titanarum   (1325 words)

 Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash
It took the woman who was destined to become his wife, June Carter, to rescue him from his inner turmoil, and their love affair became an inspiration for some of Johnny's most passionate country classics, such as "Ring of Fire." Married since 1968, the couple was in perfect harmony both onstage and off.
Performing at The Grand Ole Opry is the goal of every country entertainer, and both Johnny and June Carter were regulars on the stage beginning in the 1950's.
Composed of A.P., his wife Sara, and his sister-in-law Maybelle (June's mother), the original Carter Family were pioneers in the recording industry, as they were among the first to bring the Appalachian sound to a national audience.
www.lovetripper.com /legendary-lovers/carter-cash.html   (809 words)

 Today in History: June 9
On June 9, 1902, Woodrow Wilson was unanimously elected president of Princeton University.
In this position, Wilson exhibited both the idealistic integrity and the occasional lack of political acumen that marked his tenure as 28th president of the United States.
Commissioned by King Francis I of France to explore the northern lands in search of gold, spices, and a northern passage to Asia, Cartier's voyages underlay France's claims to Canada.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/jun09.html   (1242 words)

 Current Lists of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas and Definitions
Areas based on the 2000 standards and Census 2000 data were defined in June of 2003.
December 2003 (OMB Bulletin No. 04-03) announcing updates to metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas as of December 2003, based on the Census Bureau’s July 1, 2001 and July 1, 2002 population estimates for cities and towns, and in specified circumstances, local opinion.
June 2003 (OMB Bulletin No. 03-04) announcing metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas as of June 6, 2003, based on application of the 2000 OMB standards to Census 2000 data.
www.census.gov /population/www/estimates/metrodef.html   (473 words)

 Today in History: June 14
According to legend, in 1776, George Washington commissioned Philadelphia seamstress Betsy Ross to create a flag for the new nation.
In 1940, however, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the government did have the authority to compel respect for the flag as a central symbol of national unity.
Just three years later, on June 14, 1943, the Supreme Court reconsidered its earlier decision, holding that the right of free speech guaranteed by the First Amendment denies the government the authority to compel individuals to salute the American flag or to recite the pledge of allegiance.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/jun14.html   (760 words)

 Invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944
During the night of June 5-6, 1944, Marie-Louise's sleep is disrupted by the sound of cannon fire and aircraft overhead.
We join her story as dawn breaks on the 6th of June 1944.
In honor of the invasion of Europe, the Statue of Liberty (which had been left dark since Pearl Harbor), was lit for 15 minutes at sunset on June 6.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /dday.htm   (1257 words)

 June Mountain: Home
June Mountain is scheduled to open for the 2007/2008 winter season on December 15, 2007.
June Lake Triathalon is scheduled for July 7.
Click over to the June Lake Chamber of Commerce website here.
www.junemountain.com   (57 words)

 Zogby International
And, in a sign of continuing polarization, more than two-in-five voters (42%) say they would favor impeachment proceedings if it is found the President misled the nation about his reasons for going to war with Iraq.
Just one week ago, President Bush’s job approval stood at a previous low of 44%—but it has now slipped another point to 43%, despite a speech to the nation intended to build support for the Administration and the ongoing Iraq War effort.
All calls were made from Zogby International headquarters in Utica, N.Y., from June 27 to 29, 2005.
www.zogby.com /news/ReadNews.dbm?ID=1007   (794 words)

 June   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
o many of us, June is country wit, warm heart, and never ending love for John Cash.
Many of us have also come to know June to be a hidden strength behind John.
As John himself has written in his autobiography, "What June did for me was post signs along the way, lift me when I was weak, encourage me when I was discouraged, and love me when I was alone and felt unlovable.
www.maninblack.net /June.html   (92 words)

 June Taylor Organic Marmalades, Conserves, & Preserved Fruits
June Taylor Organic Marmalades, Conserves, and Preserved Fruits
Jan Newberry writes about June's classes in the June issue of
Copyright © 2001 - 2007 June Taylor Company All Rights Reserved
www.junetaylorjams.com   (30 words)

 Nam June Paik Online
Original works by Nam June Paik available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Nam June Paik at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. Walker Art Center, Minnesota
All images and text on this Nam June Paik page are copyright 2007 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
www.artcyclopedia.com /artists/paik_nam_june.html   (317 words)

 Apple - Support - Downloads - Power Mac G5 (June 2004) Firmware Update 5.1.8f7
You are invited to take part in a short survey to help us improve your
This firmware update improves system stability for your Power Mac G5 (June 2004).
When a message says your computer’s firmware has been successfully updated to version 5.1.8f7, the update process is finished.
www.apple.com /support/downloads/powermacg5june2004firmwareupdate.html   (221 words)

 Think Secret - Apple Patent Watch: June 2005
The patent was filed January 5, 2004 and was granted June 28, 2005.
The patent was filed November 5, 2001 and was granted June 21, 2005.
Eric Graves and Randall Ubillos are listed as the inventors of the patent, which was filed November 30, 2000 and was granted June 7, 2005.
www.thinksecret.com /news/patents05july.html   (729 words)

 SPACE.com -- Transit Headquarters: Venus Crosses the Sun June 8
On June 8, Venus will cross in front of the Sun for the first time since 1882, and backyard skywatchers can see the spectacle [Overview].
The best view will be from Europe, but parts of America and most of Asia and Africa can witness the historic passage, weather permitting.
The next transit is on June 6, 2012 and will be visible from northwestern North America, northern Asia, Japan, Korea, eastern China, Philippines, eastern Australia, and New Zealand, according to NASA.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/venus_transit_2004.html   (1231 words)

 OECD Broadband Statistics, June 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The OECD broadband penetration rate reached 11.8 subscribers per 100 inhabitants in June 2005, up from 10.2 subscribers per 100 inhabitants in December 2004.
Broadband subscribers per 100 inhabitants, by technology, June 2005
Total broadband subscriptions, top 5 countries, June 2005
www.oecd.org /document/16/0,2340,en_2649_34225_35526608_1_1_1_1,00.html   (338 words)

 NASA - Deep Impact
Data show that water ice was on the surface of Comet Tempel 1.
Sequence of images obtained roughly every 4 hours from June 10 through July 3.
Series of 11 images from June 27 that show a full rotation of the nucleus.
www.nasa.gov /mission_pages/deepimpact/main/index.html   (167 words)

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The 2006 Annual Conference will be held in New Orleans, LA, from June 22-28, 2006.
The exhibits will be held June 24-27, 2006 in the Morial Convention Center.
Business, committee and Council meetings are primarily held June 23-28.
www.ala.org /ala/eventsandconferencesb/annual/2006a/2006an.htm   (176 words)

 Tiananmen-1989   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The heroic fight of thousands of young men and women has played a crucial role in the events that ultimately led to the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and in the former Soviet Union.
The fight for Freedom and Democracy became unstoppable after June 1989.
We are much closer now than ever before to accomplishing our goal of a Free and Democratic China...
www.christusrex.org /www1/sdc/tiananmen.html   (271 words)

 Bike Week gets more people cycling more often!, Bike Week 2007 (16-24 June)
Bike Week gets more people cycling more often!, Bike Week 2007 (16-24 June)
This year’s Bike Week (16-24 June) was the biggest since the Millennium Festival of Cycling!
Bike Week TM and Bike2Work TM logos are copyright.
www.bikeweek.org.uk   (117 words)

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